Feb 25, - A plain language explanation of penis anatomy including the shaft, The shaft of the penis is the part that extends out of the body to the tip of. All penises have the same parts though: Glans. Your glans is also called the head or tip of your penis. Shaft. The shaft of your penis extends from the tip to where it connects to your lower belly. Foreskin. The foreskin is a patch of skin that covers and protects the head (AKA glans). Frenulum. Scrotum (balls) Anus.